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An early episode of "The Jack Benny Program", telecast 30 November 1952 on CBS. This episode is complete with the original commercials for Lucky Strike cigarettes. (this had been uploaded before by someone else. But I decided to upload a copy myself. I hope that's OK)
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Topics: Classic TV, Television, The Jack Benny Program, The Jack Benny Show, Jack Benny, Comedy, Early...
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The Jack Benny Program: "Jack is a contestant", from Apr. 3, 1955. Guest Star: Groucho Marx.
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Topics: Classic TV, 50's Television, 1950's, Fifties, 1955, Live TV, Kinescope, Jack Benny, Groucho Marx,...
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Episode of "The Jack Benny program" with his guest Liberace. With commercials - LSMFT.
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Topics: Classic TV, CBC, 1950's Television, Live Television, Kinescope, Lucky Strike, Jack Benny, 1954,...
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Jack Benny ep Western Town
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The Sportsmen Quartet introduce the premiere show with "There's No Business Like Show Business". The monologue and the sketch are about how Jack decided on doing television and putting the first show together. After an interruption from TV technician Mel  Blanc to wave to his Aunt Sophie, the show flashes back to how Jack got Dinah Shore to be his guest. At his house, Rochester sings "My Blue Heaven", and Mr. Kitzel comes by to wish Jack good luck. Jack calls Dinah Shore on...
Topics: Jack Benny,Jack Benny Program,Dinah Shore, Jack Benny Program
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Jack introduces Dennis Day, who proceeds to irritate him before singing "Yellow Rose of Texas." Jack flashes back to yesterday; he's relaxed about starting another television season until everybody begins badgering him with suggestions. Don Wilson's wife demands Jack stop  making fat jokes at her husband's expense. More headaches await when Jack drops by Dennis Day's home do discuss his song for the show. The young man's mother believes Benny isn't giving her golden boy the treatment...
Topics: Jack Benny Program, Jack Benny, Dennis Day
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(From TV.com) Rochester lounges around in a smoking jacket on his day off, so Jack attempts to cook an omelet for lunch. Don arrives and Rochester sings the Lucky commercial (to the tune of "The Sunny Side of the Street") as the two do a soft-shoe. Johnnie Ray's contract to appear on Benny's TV show arrives and Jack is horrified by his $10,000 fee. He storms over to Ray's home and offers him $250 instead. Johnny sings "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone," and...
Topics: Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie Anderson, Johnnie Ray, Danny Thomas
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(From TV.com) Rochester is typing up the script for next week's show: Jack Benny's life story. The Sportsmen Quartet sing "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby." Jack begins auditioning actors for the various parts in his saga. He hires a gorgeous young woman to play his first love, and his real first girlfriend to be his mother. He passes on the first young man who's auditioning to play himself as a child, instead casting the pushy little boy who is acting as the kid's agent.
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Topics: Jack Benny, Eddie Anderson, Don Wilson, Mel Blanc, Jimmy Baird, Harry Shearer, Jean Willes, Leigh...
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(From TV.com) During Jack's monologue about his Christmas gifts, Don interrupts with a purse found by an usher. Jayne Mansfield comes out of the audience to claim it, saying the usher grabbed it from her when she was walking past. Jayne says it's a sneaky way to get a guest star. The Sportsmen Quartet sing and Rochester dances to "New Years in Trinidad" leading into the musical Lucky Strike ad. Jack conducts a talent contest. First is Mel Blanc as Stanley Gropff (Jack sprays on him...
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Topics: Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie Anderson, Mel Blanc, Jayne Mansfield, Iris Arian, Leon Lanza, June...
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Jack has written his fascinating life story, all typed by Rochester, and goes about the task of auditioning actors to play the parts. He casts a gorgeous young woman to play his first love, with his  real  first girlfriend playing  the role of his mother. The tough part is finding just the right youth to play him as a child. He passes on one young man, instead hiring the pushy, demanding boy who's acting as the kid's agent. Note: This was uploaded previously by someone else. I re-uploaded it...
Topics: Jack Benny Program, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie Anderson, Mel Blanc, Maudie Prickett, Barry Gordon
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(From TV.com) Jack tells the audience about the trip he took with Rochester to Hawaii when a travelogue announcer takes over the story. On the return cruise home, Jack encounters "Dr. Masters" (of sex study fame) and Mr. Kitzel. Falling asleep in a deck chair, Jack dreams the heavyset woman beside him is Marilyn Monroe and that she finds him irresistible. He proposes but she's concerned about their age difference. She coos the song "Bye Bye, Baby" to Jack and agrees to meet...
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Topics: Jack Benny, Eddie Anderson, Don Wilson, Frank Nelson, Artie Auerbach, Marilyn Monroe, Tani Marsh,...
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Jack Benny's first TV broadcast, from 28 October 1950. Jack's TV programs were only once every eight weeks in his first year, and he traveled from California to New York to do them.  Ken Murray's program was preempted for this broadcast, and he makes an appearance to wish Jack good luck on TV. Also appearing with Jack in his TV debut are radio regulars Don Wilson, the Sportsmen Quartet, Mel Blanc, Artie "Mr Kitzel" Auerbach, and Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, who gets an...
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Topics: Jack Benny, Rochester, Mel Blanc, Luck Strike, Classic TV
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(From TV.com) In Jack's monologue, he reads critics' reviews of his first show of the season; he skips those who hated him. Don balks at Jack's idea for the commercial but does it anyway: singing while skipping rope. Jack hurries home for the weekly jam session at his house. His pals filter in: Tony Martin (clarinet), Fred MacMurray (saxophone), Dick Powell (trumpet), Dan Dailey (drums), and Kirk Douglas (banjo). They avail themselves of the coin-operated vending machines hidden throughout...
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Topics: Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie Anderson, Dick Powell, Tony Martin, Fred MacMurray, Kirk Douglas, Dan...
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(From TV.com) Rochester writes in his diary about the day's events: Mary rushes over to discuss something important and Jack thinks she's going to accept one of his numerous marriage proposals. Instead, she lectures him on being so cheap. Jack dozes on the couch and dreams about their wedding ceremony, with justice of the peace Don Wilson turning it into a Lucky commercial. Then it's on to their 21st anniversary; he's a failed radio actor/house husband and she's the breadwinner, still working...
Topics: Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Eddie Anderson, Don Wilson, Mel Blanc, Joan Benny, Ann Wilner, Leon...
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The guest stars are singer Dorothy Shay, the "Park Avenue Hillbilly" and musician Frank Remley. Bob Crosby walks on stage in the middle of one of Jack's monologue jokes and proceeds to sing "I'm Sending You a Big Bouquet of Roses". Then, Don Wilson interrupts to apologize for being late. Mel Blanc, the taxi driver who brought Wilson to the studio, brings in the briefcase he left behind. Jack is shocked when Don tips him a five! Dorothy Shay sings "Beverly Hills"....
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Topics: Jack Benny, Dorothy Shay, Frank Remley, Bob Crosby, Don Wilson, Mel Blanc
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The Jack Benny Program 5x03 How Jack Met Mary
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Jack's monologue is interrupted by Bob Crosby, who's upset that his song was cut from the show, and by Don, who's angry that he's not a part of this week's commercial. In the sketch, officers haul "Baby Face" Bogart into the police station. He tells Detective Benny he knows nothing about the murder of Blinky Mason. Benny tries to get rough but Bogart keeps slapping him back. During the interrogation, "Baby Face" launches into the Lucky Strike commercial and sings their...
Topics: Jack Benny, Bob Crosby, Don Wilson, Humphrey Bogart, Sara Berner, Benny Rubin
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Jack Benny Program- 11x11 Jack Casting For Television Special
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The Jack Benny Program ep 11x08 Jack Goes To A Concert
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The Jack Benny program TALENT SHOW - 30 December 1956 - Season 7, Episode 8 - Jayne Mansfield, Mel Blanc
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Topics: Jack Benny, Classic TV, 1956, CBS
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The Jack Benny Program ep Hong Kong Suit
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The Jack Benny Program ep The Lunch Counter Murder
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The Jack Benny Program Johnnie Ray And Danny Thomas Guests
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When Jack Benny has George Burns' son Ronnie on, Don Wilson becomes mad that Jack hasn't had his son, Harlo on. Season 8, Episode 15 (1958)
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The Jack Benny Show from January 17 1954
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Jack Benny ep Jack at the Supermarket
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The Jack Benny Show from November 04 1951
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The Jack Benny Show from April 19 1953
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The Jack Benny Show from October 25 1953
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Jack Benny ep Jack Gets Robbed
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Jack Benny ep Jack is Followed Home
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Jack Benny ep Jack Dives Into Empty Pool
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Jack Benny ep Jack Goes to the Cafeteria
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Jack Benny ep Jack Rents His House
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Jack Benny ep Jack Goes to a Gym
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Jack Benny ep Don Wilsons 27'th Anniversary
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Jack Benny ep Peggy King and Art Linkletter Guests
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Jack Benny with Irene Dunne & Vincent Price as Guests
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Jack Benny Jacks Maxwell Is Stolen
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Jack Benny ep Issac Stern as Guest
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Jack Benny News Years Day 1956
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Jack Benny ep Road To Nariobi
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Jack Benny ep Jack's Boat Trip From Hawaii
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General Electric Theater ep The Face Is Familiar
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Cigarette Commercials Lucky Strike
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Love That Bob Season 4 Ep 28 Bob Retrenches
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Jackie Gleason in The Life Of Riley aired 02-21-50 Ep21
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The Lucy Show ep Lucy The Babysitter
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Ozzie feels that by becoming unpredictable he will make himself more attractive to the opposite sex. Originally aired on 26 June 1953 (Season 1, Episode 39). Don't bother downloading the h.264 file; the Cinepack file from which it is derived is smaller.
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Topics: Ozzie & Harriet, classic tv, Don DeFore, Herb Vigran, Janet Waldo
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My Little Margie 3x14 Whats Cooking
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Love That Bob Ep 5x08 Bob In Orbit
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A 1954 commercial for Lucky Strike cigarettes, telling us about the wrapper used to seal them in. I took this commercial from a 1954 program, but it may have also aired in 1953.
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Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1954, Lucky Strike, Tobacco, Advertising
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An episode of the syndicated western series aired at children. Originally telecast 18 April 1955. Starring Dickie Jones. (is this file playable? Please let me know). Note: The main character in the series was stated as not being related to Buffalo Bill.
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Topics: Classic TV, Buffalo Bill Jr, Dickie Jones, Dick Jones, Western, TV, Television
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The Easter Seal Teleparade of Stars From 1955
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Topics: Teleparade of Stars, Easter Seal, Classic TV
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An episode of "The Dennis Day Show", a 1950s sitcom starring the popular singer. He sings (or rather lip-syncs) a song in this episode. This was a fortnightly show, with this episode containing the original commercials for RCA Victor.
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Topics: Classic TV, Television, 1950s, The Dennis Day Show, Sitcom, Early television, Comedy, RCA Victor,...
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An episode of that popular 1950's TV series "The Arthur Murray Party". This show aired on ABC for the first few months of its broadcast as Arthur Murray Party Time, then moved to the DuMont Television Network, ABC, CBS, DuMont, CBS, NBC, CBS, and finally NBC (in that order). This episode features special guest Johnnie Ray, a hugely popular singer who was still in the closet at the time. This episode had been uploaded before, but that upload vanished for reasons unrelated to copyright....
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Reupload. Appearing with Bob Crosby on this daytime show from Nov. 30, 1953 are: The Modernaires with Paula Kelly, Joanie O'Brien, Steve Dunne and The Bob-Cats.
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Topics: Classic TV, CBS, 1950's Television, Live Television, Kinescope, 1953
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Episode "Murder, PH.D." of the classic 50's TV series "Rocky King, Detective", which ran on the DuMont Television Network from 1950 to 1955. The series was broadcast live, and it's believed most episodes of the show are lost. The show got decent ratings and generally good reviews, and is among the better DuMont Network programs.
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Topics: Classic TV, 50's Television, DuMont Television Network, Live Television, Early TV